Tutorjass can you help please?
Prior to completing this activity, review the following:
The Tragedy of the Commons (Links to an external site.)
Valuing ecosystem services: Capturing the true value of natures capital (Links to an
What Is the Tragedy of the Commons? (Links to an external site.)
Midwestern farmers working to reverse Gulf dead zone (Links to an external site.)
Tainted wells tied to farm runoff; High nitrate levels in several towns are making water
unsafe for babies, pregnant women (Links to an external site.)
Roundup weedkiller substantial factor in farmers cancer, US jury finds (Links to an
Industrial and sustainable farming (Links to an external site.)
The tragedy of the commons concept illustrates what can happen when people use a limited
resource, which can result in what is good for the individual is not necessarily good for the
Describe an example of the tragedy of the commons in your area. While the video used
provided the example of fish being pulled from a pond, what examples do you see in
Identify the natural cycle or system that is being impacted and any threats to the
sustainability of a specific resource.
Additionally, identify the people or organization that is responsible for this tragedy of
Provide one potential solution that could keep this tragedy from degrading the well-
being of your neighbors or community.